West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition

The Friends of the Arts at Turtle Bay in cooperation with Turtle Bay Exploration Park is presenting its second West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at Turtle Bay.  Open to west coast artists currently living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the aim of the exhibition is to provide a forum for both established and emerging artists working on the west coast in a diversity of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

judging & Awards

The juror for the competition is Scott A. Shields, Associate Director and Chief Curator at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. He will select from submitted digital images 40 - 50 artworks to be exhibited in the Turtle Bay Art Gallery. The juror reserves the right to omit artwork upon receipt if it is inconsistent in quality with the projected image, is poorly framed, or has otherwise been misrepresented.


Best of Show        $2500
First Prize
Second Prize
Third Prize
Honorable Mention     
People's Choice

Submission Deadline

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 4 p.m.

online registration

Registration is now Closed!

Exhibition timeline


Mail in Registration

  1. Open registration form (fill in and print out)
  2. Save all entries to a CD.  Label CD with entrant's full name, contact information and accompany with a completed entry form.  CD submissions will not be returned.  Mail CD, entry form and a non-refundable $35 entry fee to address below.  Make checks payable to "Turtle Bay Exploration Park".

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
1335 Arboretum Drive, Suite A
Redding, CA 96003
Attn: West Coast Biennial

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
(Turtle Bay Museum Entrance by Sundial Bridge)
840 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96001
Attn: West Coast Biennial

 For more information, or questions please contact Jan at 530-242-3108